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Keep a Watchful Eye on Consequences of Cardholder Bill of Rights


June 08, 2009

On Friday, May 22, President Obama signed into law the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (Credit CARD Act, H.R. 627), a series of sweeping new credit card industry...

Helping Youth Learn About Money


June 01, 2009

Many of you may already know that I have a passion for youth financial literacy. I was involved in the development of the two personal finance-related 4-H curricula—Financial Champions (member of...

Utilizing the Making Work Pay Tax Credit as a Practitioner


April 15, 2009

As part of my money management coaching sessions I am educating clients about how the Making Work Pay Tax Credit works and how they can utilize this extra money each month to reach specific...

Department of Defense Homeowners Assistance Program


April 07, 2009

Recently, I began receiving information on the Department of Defense Homeowners Assistance Program. This DoD program originally was designed to assist DoD employees affected by a base realignment...

April is Financial Literacy Month


March 25, 2009

Although we certainly do not want to limit our focus on financial literacy to one month out of the year, it is important that we take this time to recommit our efforts to promote financial literacy...

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